This innovative kindergarten to Grade 8 French Immersion school & daycare contains a large gymnasium, flexible learning spaces, and gathering areas in each classroom. This elementary school includes a separate, but attached two-story Catholic Social Services building.
Mechanical System Description
École St. Thomas utilizes a DOAS for ventilation, air handling units complete with heat recovery wheels, and variable-air-volume (VAV) boxes distribute conditioned air to each zone. Heating is provided using radiant in floor heating, and cooling is provided using an air-cooled chiller. The daycare utilizes a separate VRV fan-coil system, which allows for separate cooling operation when the school is not occupied.
Innovative & Sustainable Design
This school has achieved LEED Silver certification.